A new report has revealed that job stress can be a big problem for some people.
The annual National Stress Report found that over a third of people said they had suffered from stress in the last year, and almost half of them were on some form of disability.
The survey was conducted by the Career and Training Association (CTA) and the Work and Pensions Advisory Service (WPA) and involved more than 4,500 people across the UK.
Over half of the respondents said that stress had been a factor in their life, with half of those suffering from severe or chronic stress.
However, more than a quarter said that they had experienced a loss in quality of life in the past year, with one in five reporting an immediate or long-term loss in work and/or leisure.
In terms of job stress, there were two categories:those who had experienced significant losses in their career, andthose who were experiencing stress-related health issues.
Some people said that a change in work location had made their lives a lot harder, and a lot of people reported having lost their jobs.
It’s important to remember that there are many factors that can contribute to stress.
These include:When it comes to jobs, the main stressors for people to consider are:The number of people who are unemployed in their chosen career(or any occupation) is rising.
People are becoming more and more stressed and anxious.
This is partly due to increased job competition.
People who are already employed are also more likely to feel pressure to improve their skills.
And it’s likely that many people who work in low-paid, insecure, low-wage, or precarious jobs are feeling stress and anxiety.
The National Stress Survey found that there were many reasons for the rising unemployment rate, including the effects of globalisation, immigration, and the recession.
For some people, this could mean having to look for a new job within a short time.
Some of the biggest stressors are:Workplace stress.
Workplace issues such as low wages and pay, lack of health benefits and sick leave, and job insecurity, are factors in more than half of respondents suffering from stress.
The report also found that:People with chronic conditions like asthma, arthritis, and depression are more likely than people without these issues to experience stress.
People with depression are also at greater risk of feeling stressed when it comes out of the blue.
A lack of job security can also contribute to job stress.
While employers tend to reward workers who are experienced and successful, those with chronic health conditions and anxiety issues are often more likely not to receive this reward.
For those with serious mental health issues, it can make it harder for them to get on with their lives.
This could lead to them being more likely then those without mental health conditions to self-harm or engage in risky behaviour.
The study also found there were significant differences between people who had lost their job in the previous year, or had experienced any of the above issues.
People in the high-risk category are more at risk of experiencing stress and worry as a result of being unemployed.
This was particularly true for those in the lowest income groups.
However these people were also more often feeling stress from other factors, such as the lack of support they received from their employer, lack or loss of housing, and financial pressures.
A large number of respondents in the highest income group also reported feeling stress as a direct result of the financial challenges they faced.
Some also had difficulty finding work because they were not working enough.
The research found that stress could also impact on people’s mental health, and that those who experienced stress were more likely and more likely still to experience health issues in the future.
While stress can cause a range of health problems, it also can be an effective tool to help people cope.
People can be helped to avoid problems and problems that might be causing stress by:Making sure they have enough money to cover their stress.
This can help to reduce stress levels and improve wellbeing.
For example, money is the biggest barrier to financial security for people who struggle with anxiety, so having more money can be helpful.
For people who don’t have a job, having a flexible working pattern can help people to be more self-sufficient and less stressed about finances.
Some organisations offer job-specific stress reduction programmes.
For a more comprehensive list of ways to help those suffering with stress, see the links below:What can you do to manage stress?
If you are dealing with stressful situations or situations that are causing stress, the National Stress Study found that it’s important that you:Take steps to reduce your stress level.
This includes taking steps to:Change the way you interact with others.
You can do this by:Learning how to:Take care of yourself and your health.
If you have a health condition or an anxiety disorder, try to reduce or stop:Exercise regularly.
This will help to improve your wellbeing and reduce your symptoms.
If this doesn’t work, try: